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Environmentalists Sue US Government to Get Bees Listed as Endangered Animals

Environmentalists Sue US Government to Get Bees Listed as Endangered Animals

What’s an insect have to do to get on the endangered species list these days? That’s the question some environmentalists are asking after a failed attempt to get a vanishing bumble bee species added

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The Rapid Bee Decline Has Inspired Martha Stewart to Care for Hives of Her Own

The Rapid Bee Decline Has Inspired Martha Stewart to Care for Hives of Her Own

Here at Inhabitat, we often talk about how important bees are to the environment and how much their survival is being threatened by things like pesticides, infections and habitat encroachment. Martha

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Whole Foods Shows Customers the Bleak Future of Produce Without Bees

Whole Foods Shows Customers the Bleak Future of Produce Without Bees

The decline in bee populations has been all the buzz lately, which led Whole Foods Market to team up with the Xerces Society to show us what a world—or at least, produce section—without bees would

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High Fructose Corn Syrup May Be Tied to Bee Colony Collapse

High Fructose Corn Syrup May Be Tied to Bee Colony Collapse

Photo via Shutterstock Colony Collapse Disorder, which is causing a significant decline in bee populations, has been associated with everything from pesticides to cell phones. And while it's almost

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LA Resident Finds Home Turned Into Hive By 50,000 Bees!

LA Resident Finds Home Turned Into Hive By 50,000 Bees!

Bee Colony Image from Shutterstock The problem of the ever-decreasing global bee population wasn't a concern for one Californian resident, who recently discovered that over 50,000 pollinators had

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Thought-To-Be Extinct Black Honeybees Found Alive in UK!

Thought-To-Be Extinct Black Honeybees Found Alive in UK!

The black honeybee (also known as the European dark bee) was long thought to be extinct in the UK, but the species was recently rediscovered and found to be better suited to surviving the British climate.

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Isabella Rossellini Plays Burt of Burt’s Bees in Bizarre Pollinator Week PSAs

Isabella Rossellini Plays Burt of Burt’s Bees in Bizarre Pollinator Week PSAs

Italian actress, filmmaker and veteran insect reenactor Isabella Rossellini has teamed up with Burt’s Bees to create a thoroughly bizarre set of PSAs titled “Burt Talks to the Bees,”

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7 Biggest Threats to the Environment – Why We Still Need Earth Day

7 Biggest Threats to the Environment – Why We Still Need Earth Day

Climate Change Climate change is first and foremost an issue because people can't even agree on whether or not it's an issue in the first place. Before we even get into the solutions, we all (regardless

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Harvard Study Links Pesticide-Laced Corn Syrup to Bee Colony Collapse

Harvard Study Links Pesticide-Laced Corn Syrup to Bee Colony Collapse

The decline of the bee population over the last few years has been blamed on many causes, but a recent Harvard University study gives “convincing evidence” that pesticide-laced corn syrup may

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Scientists Breeding Super Bees Resistant to Mites and Disease

Scientists Breeding Super Bees Resistant to Mites and Disease

Over the last five years the world's honey bee population has been steadily dwindling, with many beekeepers citing 2010 as the worst year yet. In order to save these extremely important insects,

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